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Comment: Samsung's UK court defeat against LG shows it's hard to deflect cartel claims

By Simon Zekaria
  • 02 Jun 2021 11:09
  • 02 Jun 2021 11:09
When companies are found to have committed cartel offences, they don't just face the risk of lawsuits from their alleged victims. Sometimes, they even sue each other.

That’s what happened after Samsung Electronics argued that rival LG Display should pay 900,000 pounds ($1.3 million) of its undisclosed financial settlement with multip

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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